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ASSEMBLY BILL 1669 (CHU 2005)

CHAPTER 642, STATUTES OF 2005

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Assembly Bill 1669 of 2005 was a single-section bill which amended Government Code section 12960, relating to filing of complaints for unfair practices only.  (See Exhibit #1c)  Assembly member Judy Chu introduced this legislation on behalf of the Conference of Delegates of California Bar Associations (CDCBA) on February 22, 2005.  (See Exhibits #1a; #3; and #7, document SP-7)

 

Assembly Bill 1669 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment and the Senate Committee on Judiciary where policy issues raised by the bill were considered.  (See Exhibits #3 and #6)  The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Assembly Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Appropriations.  (See Exhibits #2 and #4)  One amendment was made to Assembly Bill 1669.  (See Exhibit 1b and #2)  Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill on October 7, 2005, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on the same day as Chapter 642 of the Statutes of 2005.  (See Exhibit #1c and #2)


 

The Office of Senate Floor Analyses’ Third Reading Analysis summarized Assembly Bill 1669 as last amended on April 13, 2005 as follows:

 

This bill tolls, for an employee who is a minor, the one-year statute of limitation for filing a complaint based on unlawful employment practice under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, so that the employee may file such a claim up to one year after the minor reaches the age of 18.

(See Exhibit #8, page 1)